LCME006 – Head of London College of Music Exams

University of West London

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London College of Music Examinations

£60,076 to £67,614
per annum

Release Date:  

Monday 15 May 2023

Closing Date:  

Wednesday 31 May 2023

Interview Date:  

Friday 09 June 2023



London College of Music Examinations is part of the UWL Group and is part of the University of West London. This arrangement is unique to LCME and is hugely beneficial for the reputation of LCME. 

University of West London is ranked the best modern* university (non-specialist) in London in the Complete University Guide 2023.

We were also named University of the Year for Student Experience and Teaching Quality in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023, being described by the editor as “regularly among the top-performing universities” and proving that “it is possible for a London-based institution to achieve outstanding levels of student satisfaction beyond other universities”.  

*University status awarded in or after 1992

The College

The London College of Music is one of the longest leading-established exam boards for the creative arts in the UK and strives for inclusivity and equality in line with the UWL mission. 

LCME offer Music examinations in Music, and in Drama and Communication which are held at centres worldwide as well our Digital platform that offers both recorded and live online exams (coming shortly). Our qualifications are unique in the graded exam sector in being awarded by a University.

The exams portfolio covers a wide range of syllabi with new developments being considered to broaden the offer in the future. UWL is committed to LCME and will continue to invest in opportunities to improve the quality of the experience for staff and candidates of LCME.

The Role  

The role of Head of London College of Music Examinations is to manage all business aspects of LCM Exams supported by the LCM Exams operational group, compliance group and LCME executives. This includes direct line management of the chief examiners, customer service manager and publications manager. The role will have oversight of business development, the examination portfolio, marketing, liaison with representatives and will work alongside UWL Quality to ensure compliance.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone with energy and vision to guide LCME into the next phase. “Underpinned by history but ever bound by it!”

This should be in alignment with the University Strategic Plans and the University’s policies and procedures, with a particular emphasis on quality assurance and enhancement.

How to Apply  

To apply click on ‘Apply Online’ and fill out the application form. Further information about the application process can be found here:  

Please email [email protected]   if you need any assistance with the application process.

Additional Information 

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. 

Please be advised that it is expected that appointment within a grade will normally be at the minimum point.

An Enhanced DBS Certificate is required for this post (to be undertaken upon appointment).

We will intermittently review the applications, therefore if successful, you will be shortlisted and contacted at any time. 

The University of West London reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found

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